Team Sky will 'go down fighting' in Giro d'Italia after Bradley Wiggins' departure

Bradley Wiggins withdraws from 2013 Giro d'Italia

Sky looked at the bright side of Bradley Wiggins' abandon today when the Giro d'Italia rolled on without him. It opens the door for the other eight riders, said sports director Dan Hunt, especially Rigoberto Uran in third overall.

"We've had our ups and downs, and our problems, but if you don't want problems, don't come to the Giro," Hunt told Cycling Weekly.

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